The Americana Music Association have announced the nominees for the 21st annual Americana Honors & Awards, which will take place on 14th September 2022 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN.
During a ceremony at Nashville’s National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) on Monday 16th May, the nominations were revealed by hosts (and Duo/Group of the Year nominee) The War and Treaty.
The winners will be announced during AMERICANAFEST, which returns for its 22nd year from 13th - 17th September 2022.
See below for the full list of 2022 nominations:
Album of the Year
In These Silent Days - Brandi Carlile
Outside Child - Allison Russell
Raise The Roof - Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
A Southern Gothic - Adia Victoria
Stand For Myself - Yola
Artist of the Year
Emerging Act of the Year
Song of the Year
‘Canola Fields’ - James McMurtry
‘Diamond Studded Shoes’ - Yola
‘Juanita’ - Sturgill Simpson feat. Willie Nelson
‘Persephone’ - Allison Russell
‘Right On Time’ - Brandi Carlile
Duo/Group of the Year
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
The War and Treaty
Instrumentalist of the Year
Every year, the AMA honors distinguished members of the music community with six member-voted and Lifetime Achievement Awards, including the National Museum of African American Music co-presented Legacy of Americana Award, which will be announced in the coming months.
Tickets to the Americana Honors & Awards are on sale now for AMERICANAFEST Conference Registrants. For more information on the association or to purchase passes to AMERICANAFEST, or head here.
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